RLI Resident Summit Scholarships

Providing residents and fellows the opportunity to attend the annual RLI Leadership Summit is an important part of our mission. By awarding up to 10 scholarships for qualified candidates, the RLI Resident Summit Scholarship Program ensures the exposure to expert business and radiology faculty in a business school setting.

Every January through March, the RLI accepts applications from residents/fellows (second year residency or higher). The scholarship includes full tuition for the RLI Leadership Summit, lodging and transportation.

Applicant Criteria

Scholarship applicants must be:

  • A member of the ACR
  • Enrolled in the RLI
  • In the second year or higher of radiology residency or a radiology fellow enrolled in a program affiliated with a U.S. or Canadian ACGME-accredited residency program by the start date of the Summit
  • Able to take the necessary time off to attend the Summit

    Note: applicants who have already registered for the Summit are eligible to apply.

Submission Process

Submission Process

The following materials must be included:

  • The online application
  • Signed letter of recommendation from program director, as described in the application
  • Current CV

Note: you will need your ACR Member ID number when submitting the application form. If you do not know your number, please call 1-800-347-7748 or email membership@acr.org.

Selection Criteria

The RLI Scholarship Review Committee will review applications and provide recommendations to the RLI Board for final approval.

When selecting scholarship award recipients, the Committee looks for candidates who have demonstrated the following:

  • Substantiated and sustained interest in leadership development and previous leadership experience
  • Measurable engagement with and utilization of RLI offerings, e.g., program participation, webinar attendance, course completion, etc.
  • Clear articulation of what the applicant hopes to gain by attending the RLI Leadership Summit
  • An interest in pursuing additional RLI learning opportunities beyond the Leadership Summit 

Additionally, selection will be based on the personal qualities that indicate the candidate has exceptional leadership potential. Preference will be given to upper-year trainees.

Requirements for Recipients

If selected, scholarship recipients must agree to:

  • Be photographed during their RLI experience
  • Be interviewed about their experience for various ACR publications
  • Book their own travel and lodging through the ACR travel website
Questions? Email RLI@acr.org.

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